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The main entrance to the Chevrolet Centre
The main entrance to the Chevrolet Centre

The Chevrolet Centre (Formerly the Youngstown Convocation Center) is a 5,700-seat multi-purpose arena in Youngstown, Ohio, United States. It was built in 2005, thanks in a large part to a $26 million HUD redevelopment grant secured in 2000 by Congressman James A. Traficant, Jr. It is home to the Youngstown Steelhounds, an Ice hockey team in the Central Hockey League, and in 2007, will be home to the Mahoning Valley Thunder, an arena football team in the af2. The Chevrolet Centre is nicknamed The Chevy Centre/The Convo by most in the area. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2048x1536, 1062 KB) Summary Photo was taken by Blue80. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2048x1536, 1062 KB) Summary Photo was taken by Blue80. ... ARENA may refer to either: Nationalist Republican Alliance, a political party in El Salvador. ... Location within the state of Ohio Coordinates: Country United States State Ohio Counties Mahoning Mayor Jay Williams (I) Area    - City 34. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... James Traficant James A. Traficant Jr. ... The Youngstown (Ohio) Steelhounds are a team in the Central Hockey League (CHL). ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... A team comprises any group of people or animals linked in a common purpose. ... The Central Hockey League (CHL) is a mid-level professional hockey league. ... 2007 (MMVII) will be a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Mahoning Valley Thunder are a professional af2 team. ... Arena football is a sport invented by Jim Foster, a former executive of the United States Football League and the National Football League. ... A team comprises any group of people or animals linked in a common purpose. ... af2 (short for arenafootball2) is the name of the Arena Football Leagues minor league, which started play in 2000. ...


The arena's grand opening was on October 29, 2005, when it hosted a concert by 3 Doors Down. The first hockey game was played about a week later, on November 4. October 29 is the 302nd day of the year (303rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 3 Doors Down is an American alternative rock band formed in 1996, in Escatawpa, Mississippi. ... November 4 is the 308th day of the year (309th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 57 days remaining. ...


The Chevy Centre is managed by the International Coliseums Company, a subsidiary of Global Entertainment, which owns the Central Hockey League. The arena itself is owned by the city. The Central Hockey League (CHL) is a mid-level professional hockey league. ...


The arena, which was initially named the Convocation Center when it opened in October, was renamed a few weeks after its opening on Friday November 18, 2005, when General Motors acquired the naming rights, and was renamed what it is at present. Choosing Chevrolet for the naming rights was highly appropriate because one of the brand's more successful cars, the Cobalt, is manufactured in nearby Lordstown, Ohio. General Motors Corporation (NYSE: GM), also known as GM, is an American automobile maker with worldwide operations and brands including Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Holden, Hummer, Opel, Pontiac, Saturn, Saab and Vauxhall. ... Chevrolet (IPA: ʃɛv. ... The Chevrolet Cobalt is a compact car that was introduced by Chevrolet in 2004 for the 2005 model year. ... Lordstown is a village located in Trumbull County, Ohio. ...


Other facts

The arena's first sold-out performance(s) were on November 12, 2005, when it hosted two concerts by the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Both 2:30 and 7:30 shows were sold out. The first sold-out hockey game was on January 14, 2006. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2576x1932, 1292 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Chevrolet Centre Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2576x1932, 1292 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Chevrolet Centre Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to... Trans-Siberian Orchestra (often abbreviated as TSO) is a progressive rock/metal orchestra founded by Paul ONeill, Robert Kinkel, and Jon Oliva in 1996. ... January 14 is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The Chevy will gain a second sports tenant in 2007. A franchise for the af2 arena football league had been approved, but had been unable to secure a lease. Lease talks have recently resumed, a deal had been agreed upon, and the Mahoning Valley Thunder will begin play in 2007. af2 (short for arenafootball2) is the name of the Arena Football Leagues minor league, which started play in 2000. ... The Mahoning Valley Thunder are a professional af2 team. ... 2007 (MMVII) will be a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The Chevy has been at the forefront of what is hoped to be a major downtown revitalization in the city of Youngstown. The downtown economy has benefitted since its opening, primarily from guests patronizing its bars and restaurants before and after events.


In a deal that is unique compared to most American cities, the city and other private firms came to an agreement that allowed people to park for free in downtown on days when there is an event at the arena.


The Chevrolet Centre hosted its first outdoor concert on July 5, 2006, when Rivers Edge, Evans Blue, and headliner Shinedown performed in the arena's east parking lot before 2,500 concertgoers. Evans Blue is a rock band founded in Canada in 2005. ... Shinedown is a hard rock band that originated in Jacksonville, Florida. ...


Selected Events

Current arenas in the af2
American Conference National Conference
Allen County War Memorial Coliseum | Chevrolet Centre | Everett Events Center | Freedom Hall | The MARK of the Quad Cities | Pepsi Arena | Qwest Arena | Rabobank Arena | Resch Center | Selland Arena | Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena | Stockton Arena | Toyota Center | U.S. Bank Arena | Wachovia Arena | Verizon Wireless Arena Alltel Arena | Amarillo Civic Center | American Bank Center | Berry Center | Birmingham Jefferson Convention Center | CenturyTel Center | Dodge Arena | Ford Center | Germain Arena | Gray Civic Center | Laredo Entertainment Center | Lubbock Municipal Coliseum | Tulsa Convention Center | Von Braun Center
Current arenas in the Central Hockey League
Northeast Division Northwest Division Southeast Division Southwest Division
CenturyTel Center | DeSoto Civic Center | Chevrolet Centre | Tulsa Convention Center Britt Brown Arena | Budweiser Events Center | Ford Center | Broomfield Events Center American Bank Center | Dodge Arena |Laredo Entertainment Center | Chaparral Ice Amarillo Civic Center | Ector County Coliseum | Lubbock Municipal Coliseum | Prescott Valley Convention & Events Center | Santa Ana Star Center

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Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... af2 (short for arenafootball2) is the name of the Arena Football Leagues minor league, which started play in 2000. ... The Allen County War Memorial Coliseum is a 13,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Fort Wayne, Indiana. ... The Everett Events Center is a 8,250-seat multi-purpose arena in Everett, Washington. ... Freedom Hall is a multipurpose arena in Louisville, Kentucky on the grounds of the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center, which is owned by the Commonwealth of Kentucky. ... The MARK of the Quad Cities is a 9,200-seat multi-purpose arena in Moline, Illinois. ... The Pepsi Arena is an indoor arena located in Albany, New York, with a maximum seating capacity of 17,500 for sporting events. ... Qwest Arena (formerly Bank of America Centre) is multi-purpose arena in Boise, Idaho. ... Rabobank Arena Rabobank Arena is a 10,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Bakersfield, California. ... The Resch Center is a 10,200 seat multi-purpose arena in Green Bay, Wisconsin. ... The Selland Arena is a 10,120-seat multi-purpose arena in Fresno, California. ... The Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena is a 10,455-seat multi-purpose arena in Spokane, Washington. ... Stockton Arena is an indoor arena in Stockton, California. ... The Toyota Center is a 5,780-seat multi-purpose arena in Kennewick, Washington. ... U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio. ... The Wachovia Arena is an 8,300-seat multi-purpose arena located at the Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. ... The Verizon Wireless Arena is indoor events arena in Manchester, New Hampshire, which is home to the Manchester Wolves, an Arena Football team, and the Manchester Monarchs, an AHL team. ... Alltel Arena is a 18,000-seat multi-purpose arena in North Little Rock, Arkansas, directly across the Arkansas River from downtown Little Rock. ... The Amarillo Civic Center is a 6,670-seat multi-purpose arena in Amarillo, Texas. ... 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The American Bank Center is a Convention Center and 8,156-seat multi-purpose arena in Corpus Christi, Texas. ... The Dodge Arena is a 5,500-seat multi-purpose arena in Hidalgo, Texas. ... The Laredo Entertainment Center is a multi-purpose arena in Laredo, Texas. ... Chaparral Ice is an ice skating arena located in Austin, Texas. ... The Amarillo Civic Center is a 6,670-seat multi-purpose arena in Amarillo, Texas. ... The Ector County Coliseum is a 5,131 seat multi-purpose arena in Odessa, Texas. ... The Lubbock Municipal Coliseum is a 7,050-seat multi-purpose arena in Lubbock, Texas. ... The Prescott Valley Convention & Events Center is a 5,264-seat multi-purpose arena in Prescott Valley, Arizona that is currently under construction. ... The Santa Ana Star Center is an 8,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, a suburb of Albuquerque. ...

External links

  • Chevrolet Centre Official Website
  • Buy Chevy Centre Event Tickets Here: gettix.net

 
 

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